Frederic Duclos is a renowned French designer of contemporary sterling silver jewelry with an impressive 38-year career in the industry. His family has been designing accessories for several generations, and Frederic's upbringing instilled a deep appreciation for art and sculpture. The picturesque landscapes of southeastern France and the French Riviera provided a perfect backdrop for inspiration to flow.
After completing his studies in Paris, Frederic was immediately drawn to jewelry design. He was introduced to Karen, who had started a wholesale jewelry and accessories business at the University of California. Together, they opened one of the few electroforming factories in the United States and produced for the fashion market and private label for elite designers that wanted impeccable quality.
Frederic expanded his collection into ornaments and objects d'art, becoming recognized as a collectible artist in this specialized field. In the mid-90s, he found a comfortable niche in independent fine jewelry stores, which have been his primary retail partners for over two decades.
Frederic's numerous awards throughout the years encourage him to create fresh, new concepts, as do the letters and emails from clients who express their appreciation of his talents and how they have impacted their stores. Overall, Frederic Duclos is a highly respected designer in the world of contemporary sterling silver jewelry, known for his attention to detail and innovative design.